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Botanical name: Ranunculus asiaticus
Other names: Persian buttercup, Turban buttercup, Persian crowfoot
Species: R. asiaticus - R. asiaticus is an herbaceous perennial with divided leaves arranged at its base. In spring and summer, it produces double rosette-like flowers on upright stems. These flowers may be yellow, red, pink or white.
Ranunculus asiaticus is: Deciduous
Flower: Pink, Yellow, White, Red in Spring; White, Red, Pink, Yellow in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Upright
Toxicity: Contact with sap may irritate skin.
Specific diseases: Powdery mildew
Pruning: Deadhead regularly.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Ranunculus asiaticus (Persian buttercup) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.45m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Low Maintenance
Cultivation: Require a dry, dormant period in summer. Best grown in containers, a bulb frame, or alpine house in a equal mix of loam, leaf mould, and grit in full light. Do not overwater. If planted outdoors, lift, dry & store over winter in cold areas.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Moisture-retentive|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)|
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